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UCSD Graduates 100,000th
Student During Weekend Ceremonies

Alma Kim and her parents marched into commencement ceremonies Saturday for the 1,100 members of Thurgood Marshall College class of '05 and filed into the center section, fourth row, seats 5, 6 and 7. Taped under the seat of one of those chairs was a UCSD Alumni Association license holder with the designation "100,000th graduate" and, much to her surprise, Alma soon found herself up on the stage and in the spotlight. More

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Fieldworkers on the Frontera
Twenty-one UCSD undergraduates journeyed south of the border in January to learn firsthand what brings untold numbers of Mexican migrants north. Led by professor Wayne Cornelius, director of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, the students were founding participants in the field research track of a new interdisciplinary minor in International Migration Studies. More
Art of Deception
The lacey scorpionfish blends so perfectly into its seagrass and seaweed environment that it appears as a sculptured artifact, a relic of the sea, and the California halibut snuggles on the ocean's sandy bottom so flatly it becomes a part of it's surface. These are just two creatures in a cast of at least 40 species starring - but seemingly "behind and the scenes" - in the newly opened exhibition, The Art of Deception, at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps. More
Students Complete
Service Projects for St. Paul's
Center and Lakeside Conservancy
Graduating UCSD students on June 7 demonstrated the results of an academic year of effort to build a computerized version of the patients' 24-hour log at St. Paul's John A. McColl Family Health Center in downtown San Diego. More
Campus LEAD Center Helps
Students Get Involved, Develop 'The Whole Person'
For William S. Howe, students should experience far more than classrooms and reference shelves during their academic careers. They should also learn leadership, engagement, activism and development - LEAD, in short - and as director of the new LEAD Center on campus, Howe does his best to make that possible. More
Outgoing Seniors Develop Multiplayer,
Online Videogames For Software Design Course
Computer science students don't usually draw a crowd of onlookers for their final exam. But the nearly three dozen seniors who took CSE 125 this quarter drew a standing-room-only crowd in Peterson Hall on June 3, as fellow students, faculty and bystanders packed the auditorium to watch - and even play - five online videogames created by the students from scratch. More
Computer Scientists Develop
Wireless Application For Ubiquitous Video
Computer scientists have taken the wraps off a new technique for mixing images and video feeds from mobile cameras in the field to provide remote viewers with a virtual window into a physical environment. Dubbed 'RealityFlythrough,' the application constructs a 3D virtual environment dynamically out of the live video streams.
UCSD Foundation Dinner Honors
Departing Vice Chancellor for Service
The Great Hall at Eleanor Roosevelt College rang with the stately chords of chamber music and the sprightly clatter of Irish dance on June 3 as the UCSD Foundation and invited guests bid farewell to James M. Langley, the departing Vice Chancellor for External Relations and president of the foundation. More
Scripps Geophysicist Elected Fellow of Royal Society
Thomas Guy Masters, professor of geophysics at Scripps Institution of Oceanography has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society, the United Kingdom's national academy of science.
Two Seniors
Win Awards from
San Diego Environmental Professionals
Two graduating seniors who conducted environmental research projects this year that benefited the San Diego region have each won $500 awards from San Diego Environmental Professionals, a non-profit group dedicated to providing a forum for professionals in the field. More
Determined to Succeed
San Diego Union-Tribune
How Young Is Too Young To Diagnose Autism?
Wall Street Journal
Scientists Back Bill on Stem Cells
Baltimore Sun
Intelligent Discussion
San Diego Union-Tribune
'Bear' is Just the Latest to Join Superb Collection
San Diego Union-Tribune
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People Expo
Offers Opportunity
to Explore Personal
and Professional Growth

Follow the blue, orange and green balloons on June 16 to People Expo at the Price Center. Set in neighborhoods around the theme, “connecting the UCSD community with career, professional development and work/life opportunities,” the event will feature a wide variety of resources, programs and services to support UCSD staff and faculty. More

A Newsletter
President Dynes
Read the latest "Our University" in which UC President Robert C. Dynes looks back on the academic year.

Reading Contest

The Library wants to reward you for reading this summer! It's simple. Submit reviews of the books you read this summer and win prizes. Contest runs from June 27th- September 7th and is open to anyone with a current UCSD library card. More

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Dealing with People in Crisis

The Successful Selection

Microsoft Outlook XP

Short Attention Span Chamber Music Series
June 13, 12:30 p.m.
Lower level, West wing, Geisel Library
Low Back Pain Lecture by Dr. John Chardos
June 15, 7 p.m.
Basic Science Bldg.
More Events
34: Percentage of all UCSD undergraduates living oncampus in Fall 2004
$3.5 Million: Amount of scholoarship support for 2004/2005 UCSD undergraduate students
958: Number of students participating in academic and experimental programs abroad.

Mind Body & Emotions
The New Science Of Mood
by Gene Wallenstein

Neuroscientist Gene Wallenstein of UCSD describes research into the genetic, biological, psychological, and environmental bases of emotions and links new discoveries in brain science with novel treatment strategies for mood and anxiety disorders. More

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